Technical Proposal Writing and Important Bid Tender Approaches & Considerations

Importance of Your Technical Proposal Writing Approach When bidding on any federal government contract, your technical proposal writing approach generally carries the most weight. This section of the bid must detail your approach to various aspects of the solicitation’s requirements including staffing, understanding the requirements and providing detail that explains how you… Read more »

VA Set Aside Contracts :: VA Service Disabled Veteran Owned SDVOSB Certification Requirements & Joint Venture Contracts

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business  / SDVOSB certification requirements) decisions for government contracts is becoming a hot item in bid protest litigation.  When it comes to Department of Veteran Affairs solicitations for SDVOSB Set Aside Contracts, government contracting agencies sometimes fail to follow statutory requirements for market research.  When… Read more »

Competition in Contracting Act of 1984 Restrictive Solicitation Requirements

Unduly restrictive solicitation under the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984 can make your government proposal writing efforts more difficult if you don’t understand your rights to protest the Agency’s solicitation. Many government contractors may choose to simply respond to the request for proposal as is without considering whether it is too restrictive…. Read more »

FCPA Penalties and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act fines and penalties and violations can be premised upon your efforts in due diligence or otherwise seek to determine whether there was a legitimate business purpose for the use of a “middleman” or consultant.  Under the FCPA anti bribery provisions, this is especially true when conducting… Read more »

Technical Proposal Writing Mistakes in Government Contracts

Lack of Crucial Technical Proposal Writing Information Can Cost You the Contract Technical proposals that introduce involvement or parent companies will be heavily scrutinized by government contracting agencies. Even when you are proposing larger subcontractors you still have to meet certain proposal inclusions to get a favorable rating. There are… Read more »

Technical Bid Proposal Writing

Avoid Costly Mistakes With the Technical Proposal Writing Nuances in Government Contracts When you engage in technical proposal writing for federal bids, one of the first things to consider is that federal procurement law requires that an agency’s evaluation of proposals must show a reasonable assessment of contractors’ ability to successfully perform the contract requirements…. Read more »

Government Construction Claims and Appeals

When submitting federal government construction claims or appeals, the result usually lies in your justification for the claim, whether you met the Contract Disputes Act requirements and whether there was actually a contracting officer’s final decision. In addition, when submitting a differing site condition for a construction claim, the Federal Claims Court… Read more »

Undisclosed Independent Government Cost Estimate FAR Requirements

Can the agency use an undisclosed independent government cost estimate (IGCE FAR) to evaluate your proposal?  Take a more meaningful approach hen challenging the government contract price estimations and source selection methods. In previous GAO bid protest rulings, it has made it clear that an agency must give enough information… Read more »